WHO WILL PAY THE $1.57 MILLION FOR BIBI’S TRIP TO CONGRESS?

The last time a relative invited me to a family wedding in the States there was an airline ticket included.

This was not the case in Netanyahu’s (non) invitation to speak to a joint session of Congress…

And who invited his wife?

Sara and Benjamin Netanyahu about to embark to Washington (Photo: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Sara and Benjamin Netanyahu about to embark to Washington (Photo: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

The report states that The sum was paid by the state to El Al, which won the tender announced by the Prime Minister’s Office. The plane was outfitted with a resting chamber for Netanyahu and his wife. 

But, in reality the Israeli American Taxpayer will be footing that bill.

Ynet reported the following

Price of Netanyahu’s Washington flight: $1.57 million

El Al provided airplane with resting chamber; PMO says no additional cost was involved; accommodation and security costs unknown.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday returned to Israel following a trip to Washington that he called “historic”. The flight that brought the prime minister and his entourage to the American capital cost $1,157,000, which is NIS 4,611,000.

The sum was paid by the state to El Al, which won the tender announced by the Prime Minister’s Office. The plane was outfitted with a resting chamber for Netanyahu and his wife.

The couple spent the flight resting, and the prime minister did not at any point come out to speak with reporters accompanying the flight.

Netanyahu landed in Washington on Sunday and departed on Tuesday afternoon. The $1.57 million price tag did not include the cost of a hotel or the expenses for the entourage’s accommodation and security.

“The procedure for the prime minister’s flights abroad for diplomatic meetings has not changed and is identical to what was the norm in the Prime Minister’s Office in the past,” the PMO said in a statement.

“In accordance with instructions by the security forces, the prime minister flies abroad only on Israeli airlines. Communication with the airline companies is done by the government’s travel company, which answers to the Finance Ministry.” The PMO added that El Al’s price quote included a note that there would be no additional charge for the resting chamber.

4 Comments

  1. Exim1935 said,

    March 6, 2015 at 08:29

    Did Sara take any empties to the states for a refund?

  2. joekano76 said,

    March 6, 2015 at 10:43

    Reblogged this on TheFlippinTruth.

  3. R Davis said,

    March 6, 2015 at 15:21

    The reason it cost $1.57 million is because BIBI NETANYAHU has a big mouth & in the US Bibi Netanyahu is not liked one little bit.
    Security costs big money.
    While I don’t think that the US is unhappy at the thought that Netanyahu may be assasinated.
    And certainly there are several elements in Israel & the financial sector that feel that Netanyahu is a lose, lose situation for them & his demise would be seen as a blessing.
    Bibi Netanyahu is defibnately afraid.

  4. twinkiedooter said,

    March 6, 2015 at 23:33

    Surely the million dollar flight cost is a typo Just WTF costs a million dollars to fly round trip on a plane? And he was not alone as there were press people on the plane. Why not ding THEM for the plane ticket? Oh that would be too easy.


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